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Superintendent Steve Bradshaw started sleeping with a shotgun following a disturbing hacking incident involving his district in Columbia Falls, Mont.
—Lauren Grabelle for Education Week

Schools Struggle to Keep Pace With Hackings, Other Cyber Threats

New survey data show K-12 technology leaders have been slow to identify and respond to cybersecurity challenges, resulting in problems nationwide. (November 28, 2017)

Spotlight on Personalized Learning

In this Spotlight, discover how schools are using technology to customize student learning, how educators are personalizing literacy instruction, and learn about the successes and challenges of personalized learning efforts to date.

Education Week Quiz

Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About 1-to-1 Technology Initiatives in Schools?
How much do you know about 1-to-1 technology initiatives in schools, how teachers are using technology in classroom instruction, and what the next frontier of the 1-to-1 model may look like?

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Technology in Education

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Special Collection

Rewarding Failure: An Education Week Investigation of the Cyber Charter Industry
With growing evidence that the nation's cyber charter schools are plagued by serious academic and management problems, Education Week conducted a months-long investigation into what is happening in this niche sector of K-12 schooling.

Digital Education Blog

10/18 08:00 am | Stronger Data-Privacy Protections for Students and Teachers Needed, Report Argues | A new toolkit from two advocacy organizations, Parent Coalition for Student Privacy and The Badass Teachers Association, aims to help educators deal with the world of data ...

EdTech Researcher Blog

10/09 07:45 pm | Understanding the Potential for Social Networks in Education Reform | Education reform needs to consider how history, society, politics, economics, and social relationships influence students' opportunities for success.

Vander Ark on Innovation Blog

10/17 06:57 am | Randy Ziegenfuss on Teacher Leadership and Student-Centered Learning | Tom chats with Randy Ziegenfuss about his journey as an educator, his time at Salisbury and his podcast, "Shift Your Paradigm."

Related Webinars

Education Technology Webinars

These virtual broadcasts address the use of technology in the classroom, including 1-to-1 digital initiatives, blended learning, and more.

SPECIAL REPORT: Tech Counts 2017

Classroom Technology: Where Schools Stand
This report examines how schools are tackling tech training for teachers, "passive" vs. "active" use of digital tools, and online learning needs.

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Microenvironment renovations offer schools a relatively inexpensive way to align facilities to teaching and learning, writes Bill Latham.
October 16, 2018 – Education Week
Teachers say new tech tools give young students more creative freedom in music classes, and offer older students who haven’t participated in band or choir an entry point into the subject.
October 10, 2018 – Teacher
Snapchat, Twitter, and livestreaming are a regular part of life for high school journalism programs these days, which means teachers have to keep up with both the new technology and ethical considerations.
October 3, 2018 – Teacher
In an interview, Justin Bathon, an expert in how technology and education intersect, described the critical missteps schools and leaders make in implementing technology.
October 3, 2018 – Teacher
Technology can be powerful for learning and collaborating, but the most important community-building students do often doesn’t involve screens at all, writes computer science teacher Douglas Kiang.
October 3, 2018 – Teacher
“SKAM Austin” unfolds in real time on social media, just like the lives of its teenage characters and fans.
October 10, 2018 – Education Week
All students have the ability to become self-taught experts, writes Mary M. McConnaha, and technology provides the tools.
October 3, 2018 – Teacher
More than 44 million students now learn in classrooms with high-speed Internet, up from just 4 million five years ago, according to EducationSuperHighway.
October 3, 2018 – Education Week
Some teachers are gamifying entire units of study, while others are assigning single games to reinforce specific concepts. The results, many say, are mixed.
October 3, 2018 – Teacher
The drama surrounding President Donald Trump's pick for the Supreme Court over the nominee's behavior in the 1980s has reinforced a warning today's social media-savvy high school students have grown up hearing: What they say and do now will live well past graduation.
September 27, 2018 – AP

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